Yoshitoshi: Miyamoto Musashi training (Sold)

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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Miyamoto Musashi training
Series: New Selection of Eastern Brocade Pictures: SHINSEN AZUMA NISHIKIE
Date: 1885/12

Picture of the Duel between Miyamoto Musashi and Tsukahara Bokuden (Musashi Tsukahara shiai no zu). The young Miyamoto Musashi trains with the old master Tsukamoto Bokuden, who lived isolated in a mountain hut. Bokuden catches Musashi’s wooden sword with a wooden lid of an iron pot. Tsukamoto’s famous swords are hung on the humble hook on the wall, which are made out of tree branches.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. With the large seals of Toshikata on both sheets.
Dimensions: ôban diptych
Publisher: Tsunashima Kamekichi
Seal: carver’s seal: Yata
Signature: Yoshitoshi ga with a red seal “Yoshitoshi”